As per information provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there will be delay in the release of coronavirus guidelines. The new guidelines were expected to ease the restriction for fully vaccinated Americans. The information was given by the Director of CDC.
Delay In Release Of Covid-19 Guidelines
The guidelines by the agency are expected to align with the comments made by Dr. Anthony Fauci. As per the comments by Anthony Fauci, people can have small gatherings indoors among vaccinated people.
Dr. Anthony Fauci also added that the risk was so low that people won’t have to wear masks. Thus, the possibility of social gatherings at home can be fit. Fauci gave these statements to a White House Taskforce on Monday.
The upcoming guideline will also provide advice regarding the travel scenario for vaccinated people. As per two senior administrative officials who had the knowledge about the situation, the guidelines were to be released on Thursday but it was delayed because it was not yet finalized. CDC has not responded when asked for comments.
The news about the delay in restruction comes at a time when the pace of vaccination has increased to more than 2 million Americans everyday. The Biden administration also said that there will be enough vaccines for every adult in the US by May. Many health experts are also of the opinion that the US could reach the milestone by Mid-April.
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